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[audio]Retroist Podcast Episode 005 (Miami Vice)
Today’s show is all the 80s cultural phenomenon, Miami Vice. I talk about the genesis of the show, its characters and actors, the music and of course the movie of the same name. This week metagirl is back again with her Top 5 Miami Vice Guest Stars and Jonathan calls in to discuss his feelings on Miami Vice fashions.
Downloads: 13,181 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Retroist Podcast Episode 048 (Thundarr the Barbarian)
This week we talk all about the sword and sorcery cartoon Thundarr the Barbarian. We talk about the making of the show, its cast, plot, characters and its legacy.
Downloads: 956 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Retroist Podcast Episode 004 (Scooby Doo Where Are You)
Today’s show is all about Scooby Doo, Where are You? I start by talking about how I watcht the Show and then go into the history of the show, the actors who gave voice the legendary characters and touch briefly on the shows that were influenced by Scooby Doo. New talent this week! I would like to welcome metagirl to the crew. She is presenting the top 5 list this week and we are very pleased to have her aboard...
Downloads: 27,826 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Retroist Podcast Episode 129 (Dungeons and Dragons the TV Series)
On this week's show we talk all about the Saturday morning carton classic, Dungeons and Dragons. I am joined this week by Vic Sage with a new "Why Should I Know this Person?" and Doug McCoy with a new "Also Ran""
Keywords: Retroist; Nostalgia; Retro; Podcast; 1980s; TV; Saturday Morning; RPG; TSR; Dungeons and Dragons
Downloads: 14,877 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Retroist Podcast Episode 094 (Zork)
On today’s show we talk all about the groundbreaking text adventure game, Zork. We talk about how it was made, the people behind it, how to play and much much more.
Downloads: 5,917 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Retroist Podcast Episode 057 (The Greatest American Hero)
On today’s show we talk all about the cult classic tv show, The Greatest American Hero. We talk about the plot, the characters the cast, and its successes and failures. We also talk about its success away from the main show, its attempt at a spin-off, the limited merchandise and the theme song. We have a great interview with the Greatest American Hero himself, William Katt and metagirl is back with another top 5 list.
Downloads: 967
[audio]Retroist Podcast Episode 071 (Retroist Halloween Special II)
This is a couple of days early, just in case you wanted to get a jump on the Halloween season or if you wanted to have something to listen to on Halloween morning. Today show is all about Halloween memories! That’s right it is time for the 2nd Annual Retroist Halloween Special. It was a fun show to put together and many of the folks associated with the site joined in to share their Halloween memories...
Downloads: 776
[audio]Retroist Podcast Episode 099 (Galaxy High)
On today’s show we talk all about the short lived cult Saturday Morning cartoon classic, Galaxy High. We talk about how it was made, the people behind it, the cast, the characters, its release in print and on home video and more.
Downloads: 21,332
[audio]Retroist Podcast Episode 084 (Airplane)
On today’s show we talk all about the 1980 comedy hit movie, Airplane!. We talk about the pre-production, the writers/directors, the cast and cameos, production and much much more.
Downloads: 997
[audio]Retroist Podcast Episode 072 (Dutch)
On today’s show we talk all about the 90s comedy classic, Dutch. Okay, I know it is not a classic to everyone, but I think it is a film worth revisiting this holiday season and I hope I can perhaps inspire you to give it another shot. In this show we talk about the movies plot, production, the cast and the people behind the camera.
Downloads: 22,969
[audio]Retroist Podcast Episode 114 (The Retroist Summertime Special)
In this very special episode of The Retroist, I learn, with help from some friends, that maybe Summer isn't so bad after all.
Keywords: Retroist; Nostalgia; Summer; Podcast; Computers
Downloads: 15,683
[audio]Retroist Podcast Episode 092 (The Man from Atlantis)
On today’s show we talk all about the 1970 Sci-Fi series, The Man from Atlantis. We talk about the pre-production, the cast, production of the show, its reception in the US and overseas and much much more. This is a very special episode because in this episode I have conduct my first interview for the show and what an interview! I talk to the Man from Atlantis himself, Patrick Duffy. We talk about the show and how we got the role on Man from Atlantis and the rigors of working on the show, we a...
Downloads: 833
[audio]Retroist Podcast Episode 058 (The Dark Crystal)
On today’s show we talk all about the cult film, The Dark Crystal. We talk about the plot, the characters the cast, and deep mythology. We also talk about the various books and the video game as well as the potential influence of a very famous film.
Downloads: 867
[audio]Retroist Podcast Episode 076 (Tron)
On today’s show we talk all about the pioneering 1980s classic, Tron. Yes, just in time for you to catch up on the film before Tron Legacy (funny how that happened). We talk about the movie’s plot, production, the cast and people behind the camera and Tron stuff in print and in video game format.
Downloads: 1,111
[audio]Retroist Podcast Episode 051 (Atari Cosmos)
In this weeks show we talk all about the almost forgotten Atari Cosmos. We talk about the people behind the system and we we explore the technology and concepts behind what could have been the 1st generation holographic gaming system.
Downloads: 785
[audio]Retroist Podcast Episode 082 (Threes Company)
On today’s show we talk all about the comedy television series, Three’s Company. We talk about the characters and actors on the show, the talent behind the show, the cast changes and its availability today. What are the best episodes of Three’s Company? You will find out because, we also have a brand new top 5 list from metagirl.
Downloads: 1,031
[audio]Retroist Podcast Episode 070 (The Monster Squad)
On today’s show we talk all about the 80s horror classic, The Monster Squad. We talk about the movies plot, production, the cast and the planned re-make.
Downloads: 808
[audio]Retroist Podcast Episode 069 (Suspense)
On today’s show we talk all about the creepy old time radio classic, Suspense. We talk about the show’s creation and the talent behind its birth and continuing success. A great show to kick off the Halloween season!
Downloads: 693
[audio]Retroist Podcast Episode 044 (Asteroids)
This week we talk about the video game classic, Asteroids. We talk about the games development, its specs, its success and it various ports. We have a lot of great audio this week including the “Asteroid’s Radio Drama” (OK, it is from a record, but it works well as a radio drama).
Downloads: 908
[audio]Retroist Podcast Episode 091 (Short Circuit)
On today’s show we talk all about the 1980s Sci-Fi comedy hit movie, Short Circuit. We talk about the pre-production, the writers/directors, the cast and cameos, production and much much more.
Downloads: 868
[audio]Retroist Podcast Episode 108 (The Rubik's Cube)
On today's show we revisit the Rubik's Cube. We talk about the puzzle, its creator and its contributions to pop culture.
Keywords: Retroist; Toys; Puzzles; Nostalgia; Retro; Rubik's Cube; Menudo
Downloads: 5,779
[audio]Retroist Podcast Episode 078 (Back to the Future)
On today’s show we talk all about the 1980s mega hit movie, Back to the Future. We talk about the pre-production, the stars, casting issues, production and much much more.
Downloads: 1,301
[audio]Retroist Podcast Episode 074 (Centipede)
On today’s show we talk all about the video game classic, Centipede. I talk about the games creations and creator, gameplay and strategy and its many variations and ports.
Downloads: 877
[audio]Retroist Podcast Episode 117 (Q*bert)
On today's show I talk about the classic 1980s arcade games, Q*bert. I am joined this week by metagirl with a new and controversial top 5 list and by Vic Sage with a brand new, "Why Should I Know this Person?"
Keywords: Retroist; Nostalgia; Arcades; Podcast; Video Games; Q*bert
Downloads: 24,205
[audio]Retroist Podcast Episode 067 (Tetris)
On today’s show we talk all about the video game classic from behind the “Iron Curtain”, Tetris. I talk about the games creations and creator — the music and the many variations and ports. Oh and the lawsuit, the wonderful lawsuits.
Downloads: 877
[audio]Retroist Podcast Episode 087 (Adventure)
On today’s show I talk all about the video game classic Atari 2600 Video Game, Adventure. I talk about the game’s creations, gameplay and its many variations and ports. Just a reminder to drop by our forums to discuss Adventure. Music throughout the show was provided by Peachy.
Downloads: 960
[audio]Retroist Podcast Episode 121 (Retroist Halloween Special IV)
This is a couple of days early, just in case you wanted to get a jump on the Halloween season or if you wanted to have something to listen to on Halloween morning. Today show is all about Halloween memories! Thatâs right it is time for the 4th Annual Retroist Halloween Special. It was a fun show to put together and many of the folks associated with the site joined in to share their Halloween memories...
Keywords: Retroist; Nostalgia; Retro; Podcast; Halloween; Horror; 1970s; 1980s; 1990s
Downloads: 28,127
[audio]Retroist Podcast Episode 063 (McDonaldland Memories)
On today show we talk about that magically delicious commercial world of McDonaldland. We concentrate on the main characters of the land and discuss their first appearance and the talent behind them. We also talk about the rise and fall of this magical kingdom and speculate just a bit on the reason why. Warning: If you enjoy McDonald’s food, this show might make you hungry.
Downloads: 1,058
[audio]Retroist Podcast Episode 038 (A Christmas Story)
You’ll shoot your eye out kid! On today’s show I talk about the holiday classic, “A Christmas Story”. We talk about the men behind the film, the story, the cast and the films ongoing legacy. We also have some great sound and music to get you in the Holiday mood.
Downloads: 21,109
[audio]Retroist Podcast Episode 124 (The Last Starfighter)
On this week's show we talk all about the 1980s Sci-Fi classic, The Last Starfighter. I am joined this week by Vic Sage with a new "Why Should I Know this Person?", Doug McCoy with a new "Also Ran" and Rob "Flack" O'Hara with a great new "Talking Tech". This week I also try a new segment "Listener Mail".
Keywords: Retroist; Nostalgia; Retro; Podcast; Movies; 1980s; Sc-Fi; Video Games
Downloads: 17,872
[audio]Retroist Podcast Episode 097 (Retroist Halloween Special III)
This is a couple of days early, just in case you wanted to get a jump on the Halloween season or if you wanted to have something to listen to on Halloween morning. Today show is all about Halloween memories! That’s right it is time for the 3rd Annual Retroist Halloween Special. It was a fun show to put together and many of the folks associated with the site joined in to share their Halloween memories...
Downloads: 786
[audio]Retroist Podcast Episode 042 (Vectrex)
This week we talk about the 1980s all-in-one console, The Vectrex. We talk about its development, the hardware, the games and of course what the Vectrex is up to now (more then you expect). Jonathan from Rotting Flesh Radio is back this week with a Retro Rewind.
Downloads: 930
[audio]Retroist Podcast Episode 107 (He-Man and the Masters of the Universe)
On today's show we talk all about He-Man and his pals and enemies. It is such a big subject, so I try and give an overview of the initial wave of He-Mania and how it came to be. Plus I chart some its trajectory since it launched.
Keywords: He-Man; Toys; Cartoons; Retro; Retroist; Nostalgia; 1980s
Downloads: 12,057
[audio]Retroist Podcast Episode 018 (WarGames)
Today’s show is about the John Badham classic WarGames. We talk about the movie, how it got started, its cast and of course its early influence on computer culture. metagirl is back with a top 5 list of the best computer inspired movies. Kill Screen 256 does the definitive review of the WarGames sequel.
Downloads: 981
[audio]Retroist Podcast Episode 061 (Pole Position)
On today’s show we talk all about the video game classic, Pole Position. We talk about the games creation and success, the ports, the sequels and of course the Saturday Morning Cartoon.
Downloads: 896
[audio]Retroist Podcast Episode 031 (Retroist Halloween Special)
I feel so clever, the Halloween show is episode number 31. How cool is that? Oh well. Today’s show is a little different. Instead of the normal retro pop culture subject discussion, I have asked various contributors to share with me Halloween memories and stories.
Downloads: 11,623
[audio]Retroist Podcast Episode 079 (Game of Life)
On today’s show we talk all about the super popular board game, The Game of Life. We talk about the games creator, Milton Bradly, the games rules, changes over the years and reference in pop culture.
Downloads: 844
[audio]Retroist Podcast Episode 014 (The Smurfs)
Today’s show is about the half century old pop phenomenon, The Smurfs. We talk about their creator, Peyo, how he created the Smurfs, their spread across the world and their lingering presence. metagirl is back with a top 5 list and we play some great music and retro-commercials. Please excuse my pronunciation, especially on the foreign words. I had a bit of a mouth injury this week, but as they say … the show must go on.
Downloads: 13,272
[audio]Retroist Podcast Episode 020 (Friday the 13th)
Today’s show is about the 1980s horror classic, Friday the 13th. We talk about the brains behind the film, its story, production and how well it did on the box office. metagirl is back with the top 5 list, KillScreen256 has a review of NES version of Friday the 13th and Jonathan is back with a jam packed Retro Rewind.
Downloads: 866
[audio]Retroist Podcast Episode 130 (Yars' Revenge)
On this week's show I talk all about legendary Atari 2600 title, Yar's Revenge. I am joined this week by Vic Sage with a new "Why Should I Know this Person?", Doug McCoy with a new "Also Ran" and Rob "Flack" O'Hara with a great new "Talking Tech". I also have a special musical guess. Lo-Fo artist and original Vlogger, Weird Paul stops by and share his ode to the Atari 2600, "Please don't Break my Atari".
Keywords: Retroist; Nostalgia; Retro; Podcast; Weird Paul; 1980s; Atari 2600; Video Games; Atari
Downloads: 19,114
[audio]Retroist Podcast Episode 010 (Colecovision)
Today’s show is about the too short lived video game console, the Colecovision. I talk about the Coleco company and how it got its start. How it got on the road to making the Colecovision, some first hand accounts of Colecovision usage and its ultimate demise. I also briefly touch on Coleco in the post “vision” years.
Downloads: 11,240
[audio]Retroist Podcast Episode 060 (Kolchak the Night Stalker)
Due to technical difficulties last week, this week we have a rare Monday Retroist Podcast and on today’s show we talk all about the horror classic, Kolchak: The Night Stalker. We talk about the characters, the cast, the show’s writers and its influence on other shows. We also talk about the various books that it has spawned
Downloads: 967
[audio]Retroist Podcast Episode 093 (The Jetsons)
On today’s show we talk all about the hit Sci-Fi cartoon series, The Jetsons. We talk about the pre-production, the cast, production of the show, its reception in the US and much much more. This is a very special episode because in this episode I get to talk with Judy Jetson herself, Janet Waldo! We talk about working on the Jetsons, how she landed the role, the process of working on the show, her work on Battle of the Planets, working with Bing Crosby and much much more...
Downloads: 1,036
[audio]Retroist Podcast Episode 019 (Sega Master System)
Today’s show is about the often overlooked console, the Sega Master System. We talk about the evolution of the system, its struggles and triumphs and of course the games. metagirl is back with the top 5 list. KillScreen256 wows us with system info and collector facts. Jonathan has escaped from the game grid of Tron and is launching a brand new segment called Retro Rewind. We have a new podcaster this week, Brian Boone, takes a peak at the wacky and wonderful in the world of Sega Games.
Downloads: 1,021
[audio]Retroist Podcast Episode 156 (The Facts of Life) - Retroist
On this week's show we talk about the longest running sitcom of the 1980s, The Facts of Life.  I start off by talking about how I met a future roommate and friend while watching The Facts of Life.  Then I talk about the people in front of the camera, the theme, specials, ratings and much much more.  I am joined again by Vic Sage who does another great "Why Should I know this Person".  This week, Vic tells you why you should know the very talented, Charlotte Rae...
Keywords: retro; nostalgia; TV; 1980s; Retroist; Facts of Life
Downloads: 17,615
[audio]Retroist Podcast Episode 109 (Eight is Enough)
Today's show is all about the classic 1970 drama/comedy Eight is Enough. We talk about the cast, the theming, the music, the ratings and much much more.
Keywords: Retroist; Nostalgia; Eight is Enough; Podcast; TV; Retro
Downloads: 16,639
[audio]Retroist Podcast Episode 128 (Cloak & Dagger)
On this week's show we talk all about the cult 1984 classic, Cloak & Dagger. I am joined this week by Vic Sage with a new "Why Should I Know this Person?", Doug McCoy with a new "Also Ran" and Rob "Flack" O'Hara with a great new "Talking Tech"
Keywords: Retroist; Nostalgia; Retro; Podcast; Movies; 1980s; Spys; Video Games; Dabney Coleman
Downloads: 17,560
[audio]Retroist Podcast Episode 101 (Murder She Wrote)
Alright, we are back. After an all too lengthy break, we finally have a new episode of The Retroist Podcast. This is one all of you have been clamoring for, Murder, She Wrote. You haven’t? Okay, perhaps not a true clamor. But this show is wonderful. I am a huge fan and I am very happy to finally get around to covering it.
Downloads: 20,225
[audio]Retroist Podcast Episode 023 (Donkey Kong)
Well we finally did it, a podcast on the video game classic, Donkey Kong. On today’s show we talk about how the game was conceived, its massive success and its many many influences. Jonathan is back with the Retro Rewind and Kill Screen talks about all those cool Donkey Kong toys and collectibles.
Downloads: 1,045
[audio]Retroist Podcast Episode 131 (Batman the 1960s TV Series)
On this week's show we talk all about the cult TV show from the 1960s, Batman. I am joined this week by Vic Sage who hits me with a few riddles and does a new "Why Should I Know this Person?"
Keywords: retroist; nostalgia; batman; DC; retro; TV; nostalgia; TV; Batman; retro; DC; comics
Downloads: 18,464
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